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Inscription

signed by artist, lower right below plate, in graphite: Picasso; by later hand, lower left below plate, in graphite: BG 129 i/ii B 88; by later hand, lower right verso, B. 88.

Provenance

Probably (Ambrose Vollard [1867-1939], Paris). Baron Henri Petiet, Paris, by 1939 (HMP in an oval, not in Lugt). (R. S. Johnson Fine Art), Chicago. Purchased by NGA in 1999.



Bibliography
1990
Geiser, Bernhard and Brigette Baer. Picasso peintre-graveur. 2 vols. Berne: Éditions Kornfeld, 1990 (vol. 1) and 1992 (vol. 2). See Baer 1986-1996 for volumes 1 and 2.